T. N. Liversedge, 100 - 4537 and HL1 - HL88, 21 September - 02 November 1965, 13 November 1965 - 11 June 1968 catalog

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Abstract

The field catalog documents the specimen collecting of T. N. Liversedge for the Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, September 21 - November 2, 1965; November 13, 1965 - June 11, 1968. Covered specimen numbers 100 - 4537 and HL1 - HL88. Entries are headed by date and locality (combination of county, region, distance from, sometimes latitude and longitude). They list specimen number, sex, name, USNM catalog number, 4 measurements, and weight. There are notes about some kept at "NMR". Locations include South Africa, Bechuanaland [Botswana]. At the end is a narrative entitled "Expedition to N.E. extension of Khalahari type habitat" in Botswana dated May 21 - June 10 (no year listed). Describes travel details, daily work, route, vegetation, specimens collected (type, quantity), weather, campsites, and collecting methods.

Date Range

1965-1968

Start Date

Sep 21, 1965

End Date

Jun 11, 1968

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Division of Mammals at 202-633-1253 to make an appointment.

Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Botswana
  • South Africa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-444

Collection name

Division of Mammals, Smithsonian Institution African Mammal Project, 1961 - 1972

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Division of Mammals